Many individual gifts combine to raise more than $200,000 each year. UWF distributes
all of that $200,000 to these Agency Partners for their services to help people create
better lives for themselves.
Black Swamp Area Council, Scouts USA develops youth through character building activities, citizenship training, career exploration and community service.
DayBreak SAIDO Learning Center provides an innovative therapy shown to reduce the
symptoms of dementia among older adults.
FACT (Financial Assistance for Cancer Treatment) provides financial assistance for
expenses related to cancer treatments, including transportation, prescriptions, supplies
and medical equipment.
First Call For Help Fostoria is an information and referral service for the community.
It connects people in need with the resources available to help them. Call 419-435-2555.
It is a service of United Way of Fostoria.
First Step Center for Domestic Violence Services* provides shelter for victims of
domestic violence and related services.
Fostoria Area Habitat for Humanity develops decent, affordable housing in partnership with prospective owner-families.
Fostoria Learning Center provides training for a skilled workforce. UWF funds support the GED, ESOL, literacy and other programs for adult learners.
Fostoria Senior Citizens Center provides a social outlet and a pleasant gathering place for the 50-plus crowd.
Geary Family YMCA receives funding to support youth sports programs, youth and adult scholarships, the childcare center, summer camps and swimming lessons.
Getting Ahead** is a structured program for girls 5-17 focusing on individual areas of interest, camp experience and organized troops.
Girl Scouts of Western Ohio is a structured program for girls 5-17 focusing on individual areas of interest, camp experience and organized troops.
HOPE in Fostoria promotes substance abuse prevention and education in Fostoria.
PatchWorks House supervises parental visitation and exchanges for children whose families
are in crisis
Red Cross, North Central Ohio Chapter shelters, feeds and provides emergency support for victims of local natural disasters.
SCAT (Seneca-Crawford Area Transportation) provides public transportation for work,
school, shopping, appointments and special events. It transports individuals out-of-county
for medical appointments.
St. Vincent de Paul Society gives a hand up to people in time of need through volunteer
work, donated items, minor repairs, emergency funding – and moral support.
A committee of community volunteers represents you, the donor. They scrutinize each Agency Partner every year to ensure your donated funds are spent wisely and efficiently.
Agencies serving the people of Fostoria and have 501(c)(3) status are welcome to apply Agency Partner status. For more information, contact Evelyn Marker at the United Way Office.